16:51 UK time, Thursday, 12 December 2013
The West Anglia line that runs through Cambridge is to keep its new carriages but Essex MP Sir Alan Haselhurst failed to secure a promise for significant investment on the line.
The chief executive of a hospital under investigation over alleged manipulation of cancer waiting times resigns.
A man is being sought by police over more than 500 thefts from gym and sports club lockers.
Half the members of the House of Lords attend Parliament for a few minutes a day in order to claim a £300 daily attendance allowance, Lord Hanningfield, the former leader of Essex County Council says.
Proposals to expand Stansted are not short-listed by the Airports Commission in its plans for UK airport capacity growth.
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A13 Greater London - Queueing traffic and long delays on A13 eastbound in Wennington between Wennington Interchange and Lakeside, because of an accident involving a tanker and a dustbin lorry earlier on. All lanes have been re-opened. Congestion to Ferry Lane Interchange.